Articles by Daniel Yeow

Birdman

Sunday, January 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Michael Keaton delivers a scintilating performance as a washed up has-been actor trying to revive his career with a show on Broadway. This is a play within a play within a [more...]

The Imitation Game

Friday, January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Alan Turing is considered by many to be the father of modern computing, and whether or not you subscribe to that view, there is no doubt that he was one of the intellectual [more...]

American Sniper

Friday, January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s a little known fact that when I was in my early teens, I wanted to be an army sniper. I read up on it, had an encyclopedic knowledge of military ordnance, and [more...]

The Theory of Everything

Thursday, January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s finally here, the long-awaited film about the life of Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds in modern times. Not only has he been instrumental in shaping [more...]

Boyhood

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Richard Linklater is one of the great writer-directors when it comes to examining the human condition. I was a big fan of the Before series (Before Sunrise (1995), Before [more...]

Grand Budapest Hotel

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Wes Anderson strikes again in this fast-paced and stylistically beautiful adventure that takes place in a bygone era, not only in terms of the time it depicts but also in the [more...]

Whiplash

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the most intense films I’ve seen in a long time, Whiplash follows the story of Andrew, a young jazz drummer as he tries to make it in a highly competitive music [more...]

Geranium

Thursday, December 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Copenhagen curiously contains exactly zero three-star Michelin restaurants. I say curiously because Copenhagen is famously home to Noma – considered by many to be among [more...]

Opel Astra Obituary

Monday, October 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

With all the people asking, I thought it would be appropriate to explain what happened to my car. Towards the end of December, I parked it at a carpark near the Islands [more...]

A Hong Kong Hike

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

This satellite photo of Hong Kong shows just how much of it is actually not-concrete More than a concrete jungle Despite being one of the densest cities in the world, with [more...]

PhD Ideas

Saturday, September 20, 2014 // 2 Comments

I've spent several years in the 'real world' now, travelling and working, and while it has been fun, it has also made me realise how curious and how academically-minded I am [more...]

Pretty Good Privacy

Thursday, September 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Internet security is a pretty big deal these days. In the age of Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, the scope and scale of surveillance by government agencies is staggering, and [more...]

Only Lovers Left Alive

Monday, August 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Have you ever thought about what it might be like to be a vampire? To not be able to expose yourself to sunlight, to have to drink blood to survive, and to be able to [more...]

Inline Euros 2014 – Day 7

Monday, August 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

The final day of euros is of course the day of the marathons. Ordinarily, this is only a half day’s worth of racing leaving skaters with a good few hours to get [more...]

Inline Euros 2014 – Day 6

Sunday, August 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

The third and final day of road competition ended with a bang. Rushing to fit in all the racing before the rain came (and it really came bucketing down about 20 minutes after [more...]
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